Timcon is the
industry trade association representing companies
throughout the United Kingdom including pallet
manufacturers, case makers, export packers,
pallet repairers, and suppliers of both timber
and manufacturing equipment.
The timber packaging industry
provides a vital and indispensable service,
it’s importance to the UK economy becomes
more significant as global markets expand. Timcon
represents over 120 companies within this sector,
offering a complete interpretation and advisory
service regarding relevant legislation thanks
to its close working relationships with appropriate
Government Departments. Timcon has a full time
secretariat responsible for working with various
legislative committees and for handling a wider
range of services encompassing many aspects
of the industry such as marketing, technical
matters, seminars, public relations, education,
training, publications and the industry’s
The confederation has representation
on the board of BREPAL - the organization responsible
for the management of the 'Euro-Pallet scheme'
in the UK, under license from the UK & EPAL.
Timcon in conjunction with
the Forestry Commission are also implementing
the “UK Wood Marking Scheme” which
is to become a requirement for all timber packaging
destined for export outside the European marketplace.